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Olympian Dismisses Nude Modeling To Become Next Maria Sharapova, Represent Luxury Brands

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An Olympian named Angelika Timanina said she will not do any nude photoshoots in an attempt to channel Maria Sharapova as a model of luxury brands.

Aside from being a tennis icon, Sharapova also used to represent some of the most luxurious brands in the world, including Tiffany & Co. and Tag Heuer. This has made “The Siberia Siren” famous even outside the sport. Even to this day, many female athletes are still inspired by Sharapova. One of them is synchronized swimmer Timanina.

Now 30 years old, Timanina still aims to achieve more in her life. The Russian surfer is set to compete in the 2021 Tokyo games, nearly a decade after scoring gold in London for her original sport synchronized swimming. But apart from the Olympics, Timanina also has her eyes locked on another career milestone – becoming the Sharapova of synchronized swimming.

In an interview with RT.com last April, Timanina revealed that she’s not only planning to channel Sharapova as a sports icon but also as an endorser of luxury brands as well.

“I wanted to become like the ‘Maria Sharapova of synchronized swimming,’, cover the luxury sector, brands like Dior and Armani,” Timanina revealed.

The Olympian was also asked about the idea of nude photoshoot to which she was quick to address. According to Timanina, she’s not taking her clothes off for any photoshoot at the moment as she believes luxury brands do not consider models who have done nude modeling.

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End SARS: NECO postpones examination

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The National Examination Council (NECO) has announced the reschedule of Paper I Computer Studies Practicals which was to take place on Monday 19 October 2020 to November 16 2020.

This was made known in a statement by the Head, Information and Public Relations Division, NECO, Azeez Sani.

Sani said the paper was rescheduled because of the End SARS protests that blocked the free movement of transport at the entrance gate into Benin City, the Edo state capital.

He further stated that the NECO delivery truck left its take-off point two days earlier to deliver examination materials to some states but has been held up in the ‘blockage.

“This is to inform the general public and especially candidates that the National Examinations Council (NECO) has been constrained to reschedule the Paper I Computer Studies Practical’s earlier scheduled to take place on Monday 19 October 2020, 10 am to 1 pm.

​”This unforeseen incident has been caused by the End SARS protest that blocked the free movement of transport at the City entrance gate Benin.

“The Council wishes to assure all stakeholders and the general public that the affected examination materials have been retrieved intact and are in the custody of NECO’s vault.

​”While regretting any inconveniences this rescheduling may cause our esteemed stakeholders, the Council has however taken this decision in order to maintain the integrity and security of its examinations procedures for seamless conduct of the Council’s examination.”

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